The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had CLAS Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CLAS Consultant
Rank 617 610 565
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -45
Contract jobs requiring a CLAS Consultant 30 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.047% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 35
Median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £404 £511
10% offered a daily rate of more than £679 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £420 £550
% change year-on-year
+27.97% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

CLAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured CLAS Consultant in the job title.

CLAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 22 £560 -6.66% 4
London -6 13 £560 -8.19% 4
South East -4 5 £850 +112.50%
Swansea - 4 £550 -
Wales - 4 £550 -
West Wales - 4 £550 -
City of London - 3 £545 - 3
Bracknell - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 £613 -
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Wiltshire -1 1 £375 -
South West -3 1 £375 -23.66%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £700 -
Lancashire - 1 £700 -

CLAS Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, CLAS Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring CLAS Consultant in the job title.

1 36 (94.74%) CLAS
2 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
3 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
4 18 (47.37%) Risk Management
5 16 (42.11%) Information Security
5 16 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (36.84%) CESG
6 14 (36.84%) CESG CLAS
6 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
7 13 (34.21%) RMADS
8 11 (28.95%) CISSP
9 9 (23.68%) Business Continuity
9 9 (23.68%) Information Assurance
9 9 (23.68%) BCP
9 9 (23.68%) Project Management
9 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (23.68%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (21.05%) CISM
11 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
12 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
12 6 (15.79%) PKI
13 5 (13.16%) Scrum
14 4 (10.53%) ISMS
14 4 (10.53%) SIEM
15 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
15 3 (7.89%) Firewall
15 3 (7.89%) VPN
15 3 (7.89%) Unix
15 3 (7.89%) Windows

CLAS Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
1 3 (7.89%) VPN
General
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) CESG
1 14 (36.84%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Unix
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Risk Management
2 16 (42.11%) Information Security
3 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) BCP
4 9 (23.68%) Business Continuity
4 9 (23.68%) Business Continuity Planning
4 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (23.68%) Information Assurance
4 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) ISMS
7 4 (10.53%) SIEM
8 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security Management
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL
9 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
9 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Security Management
9 2 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (94.74%) CLAS
2 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
3 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (28.95%) CISSP
6 8 (21.05%) CISM
7 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) CCNA
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.26%) Degree
8 2 (5.26%) MCP
8 2 (5.26%) MCSE
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.63%) CEH
9 1 (2.63%) CISA
9 1 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (34.21%) RMADS
3 2 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (5.26%) JSP 440
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.63%) GPG13
4 1 (2.63%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft